Prior to take-off

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Wesley Hales, left, the 13th Fighter Squadron director of operations, talks with Airman 1st Class Christopher Butler, right, a 35th Security Forces Squadron patrolman, prior to takeoff at Tsuiki Air Base, Japan, Oct. 5, 2017. Butler was one of four Airmen who experienced the g-forces and maneuverability of the F-16 Fighting Falcon during a familiarization flight. The fam flyer program helps Airmen who support the F-16 mission to better understand how their duties directly impact the success of those missions.(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Melanie A. Hutto)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Melanie A. Hutto
VIRIN: 171005-F-MA978-0073.JPG
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